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their business in the dark using a flashlight. one woman told us she still managed to buy groceries. >> everything is dark and super quiet. i went to the grocery store. just like the movie. >> reporter: it was scary. >> yeah, very scary. >> reporter: we found this man in his car. >> i was in my car charging my phone, looking up pg & e to see what's going on. >> reporter: the generator was running at fire station number five to keep the lights on there. firefighters responded to several calls when the power initially went out. >> it's an escalator problems. we assisted a gentleman in a wheelchair down the escalator. the other call was a call at a parking garage where people were locked inside. >> reporter: before 8:00 tonight. pg & e says 10,000 homes and busnesses are in the dark tonight. behind me, you can see that apple bee's lights are still on. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the winter storm that blew into the bay area today brought a little bit of everything. rain, wind, hail. even some snow. and we have team coverage tonight our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking
for several blocks. one woman nearby told us her 16- year-old son is among a dozen people detained by police for a homicide that took place a few days ago. she questions why police didn't contact her after they detained her son, who's a minor. we saw police question at least three people, and officers say items were removed from the home. members of the s.w.a.t. team were on scene. i was told the fbi has been called to insist in this operation. police have been tight lipped about the investigation. i contacted only oakland's police chief. back here live, we can see that the police have used a robot to go into the home down there. and they said the robot indicated no one was inside. now officers are using dogs to go on the ground and search for suspects. that is the latest from here. if we have more during the newscast, we will of course bring you an update. reporting live in east oakland, amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> police in west sacramento say one of their own is behind bars tonight, accused of sexually assaulting six women while on duty. 37-year-old sergio alvarez is currently in
by a defensive back. mark ibanez is live and tell us the remarks may have become a major distraction for the team, mark -- >> reporter: no question about it. i just landed here a couple of hours ago, you kind of hit the ground running ready to have fun and games covering the super bowl. bourbon street, the super bowl, but no. this is a story that has legs. everywhere i've gone just in the last hour and a half or so they are talking about it. still. and this was the still day that chris coliver was available to the media as you would imagine, he was very popular for all the wrong reasons. big crowd around him, wanting to know more about his insensitive remarks particularly because he plays on a team based in san francisco. and as you would well imagine, the 49ers were in complete damage control mode top to bottom. >> i'm sorry that i offended anyone. those were very ugly comments and that's not what i feel in my heart. hopefully like i said learn and grow from this experience and this situation. and that i love san francisco. anybody have any entitlement to what they want to do and what they want
:00 this evening. a pickup truck carrying pool supplies overturned and authorities told us concentrated pool cleaning fluids spilled. a hazmat team came out and cleaned up the chemicals. >>> you can see the pictures after a crane tipped over, a massive steel crane toppled below. >> reporter: the coast guard tells me tonight that crane has been secured on the new power of the new bridge. the damaged beam has been taken down, a big scare but hopefully the workers are safe tonight. >> the two cranes working in tandem between them had al steel basket -- had a steel basket that was lowering the weight down. the crane shifted somehow and toppled over. >> reporter: the beam came crashing down puncturing but not sinking a barge below. john simpson took pictures as it fell skw-z -- we heard a very large crash and it started to topple over. >> reporter: a coast guard boat came over and put up a barrier around the scene. >> potentially significant safety herb issues for the operators of the crane. >> my assumption is that the contractor portion of the project has insurance and that it'll be covered t
for practice but in light of his injury canceled it and linked hands to pray. >> they told us he had just got pressure relieved from his brain and he's in a coma. we're just praying he makes it through and he's all right. >> we don't really understand it. it's like you walk in the crosswalk for safety, but i guess sometimes things just happen. >> reporter: what happened here police say is still being investigated. the middle aged woman who struck hornsby stopped and cooperated and didn't show any impairment. >> a lot of people fly through this intersection. >> reporter: people who know the neighborhood well say solano way where it crosses grant is a trouble spot. >> there's two lanes that come here and one of them has to turn right and one goes straight and sometimes people in both lanes keep going right through the intersection. >> people fly down here all day, 45, 50 miles an hour. no one does anything. cops don't care. >> it's the exact same spot that. could have easily been me. >> reporter: this classmate said he was hit on his bike last summer in the same crosswalk by a driver who saw
' conditions. they had horrific injuries. >> reporter: this evening, the battalion chief showed us where four bullets hit the ladder truck during yesterday's shootout with the suspect. tonight, we learned plans are in the works for what likely will be a dual funeral next week. maureen naylor, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> santa cruz is a college town, a tourist destination, and a beach community with a laid back feel. the mayor says these killings have left the city heartbroken. >> they weren't just officers, they're our friends, they're our neighbors. these are people we saw in our schools and in our streets. we're all impacted by this tremendously. >> reporter: at the bay federal credit union, donors can make checks out to the santa cruz police officers association. at wells-fargo, the police officer's association and the police department has set up the baker butler scholarship fund. >>> he said that the officers were doing a routine follow-up, and had no reason to expect they'd be in any danger, and that after the gunman killed them, he took their weapons, and their car. as ktvu's noel walker
county. investigators at the crime scene tell us they expect to be processing evidence all night long. happening now, ktvu's ken wayne is live along ross station road in forestville where he's learned the three male victims were found together in a back bedroom of that house. ken-- >> reporter: julie, homicides in this part of the area are rare, homicides are unheard of. the chief tells us he has not heard of one since the 1980s. investigators have been going in and out of the area. three men were shot and killed here but he is not releasing many details. he does say people associated with the victims are cooperating with authorities. and that hopefully will lead to the identity of the person or persons responsible for this crime. investigators say this was not a murder suicide but they would not say much more about the crime scene. >> there did not appear to be a struggle and they died of gunshot wounds. >> kind of an execution style. >> i'm not going to discuss. >> reporter: is it a murder suicide? >> it is not a murder suicide. >> reporter: the bodies found together in one bedroom
mud reservoirs are 88% full right now. still, officials say we could use more rain. another bright, and brilliant sunset other the bay, as we experience the kind of weather, people from colder climates envy. >> a lot better than back home, gets reports of snow, and big deep snow and everybody out building snowmen. >> reporter: the east bay municipal utilities district gets most of its water from the macolume river watershed. so far, this year, it's seen 24 inches of precipitation. so much rain fell in november, and december, that east bay mud actually started releasing water from party reservoir. >> you can't decide when the weather comes, or how much of it comes at a certain time. it's been dry for a while. we think it's going to be a dry for a while. >> reporter: if the dry spell continues, water levels will fall. >> too much, we'd like to see a couple of storms. >> reporter: lynn davis has seen the changes at that reservoir. >> the water was too low in the lake for five years. >> reporter: a new yorker blames the dry spell on climate change. >> it's great to enjoy, but this migh
of duty today. look for us at ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new developments now concerning a young bay area couple thought to be missing while on a biking trip. there's now word they've been spotted in a remote area of the amazon in peru. amber lee is live in concord where their family says they need proof before they can celebrate. >> reporter: we're at the home of garrett's sister, where his mom released a statement that says, until we hear from garrett, we cannot -- >> panic set in when they didn't hear from the couple who had been posting updates of their trip regularly on social media. relatives now say they suspect the couple hadn 't been in touch because they were in the remote area. >> to tell her how much i was worried about her and how i wish they would have stayed in contact. hopefully they just didn't have reception. >> reporter: i spoke by phone with garrett's mother francine fitzgerald. she says she received phone calls from the american embassy and peruvian police. a friends says the family is just anxious hearing from the couple. >> they're holding together, they're staying
took us to games and shot baskets with us. and just believed in us. >> nobody would fight for us more than my mom. no matter what the situation was or teach us how to have each other's back. whether it was a scrape in the neighborhood. she made it clear that we were to have each other's back no matter what. that was our mom because she was with us every single day. dad worked a lot. he was around. we were with dad. mom took us to practices but mom was with us all the time. >> that was the most interesting part of the conference because you always here how their dad did this and did that and helped them with their football career. and isn't it always all about mom. and they let that known. we're going to hear from some 49er fans and some other well known faces around the bay area that you're going to want to see as to who they think and why they'll win the game on sunday. you won't want to miss because you'll be hearing from the likes of steve young and jerry rice and a little charicature to tease you with. in the meantime in a real quiet part of new orleans, i'm mark ibanez. back to y
father is upset that he was not aware the concert was a rave, a place where drugs are used frequently. >> that conversation parents have to know. someone can give you something and say this is what it is. there's no way for you to know. >> reporter: tickets are still on sale for tomorrow night's benefit show. and the burnes hope to get the always buddy program into local middle schools sometime this spring. we're live in petaluma, deborah villalon ktvu news. >>> the obama administration called for the -- the legal brief usuals -- urges the court to appeal the doma vote. the voter approved ban on same- sex marriage. >>> now the south bay where santa clara county sheriff's deputies say they seized 70 pounds of marijuana and hundreds of marijuana plants. the department's marijuana agency says it uncovered the operation yesterday. deputies arrested 32-year-old tran. they say the total street value for all of the marijuana is about $600,000. >>> a bay area man who spent seven years at san quentin is enjoying his first taste of freedom tonight after a judge determined that he had been wron
. >>> in the same system that brought us rain is bringing fresh snow to the high sierra tonight. this was the scene at the boreal ski resort at boreal summit. the resort got up to 6-inches of snow. the storm is expected to continue to bring snow to the sierra overnight. this is a look at interstate 80 at soto springs, as you can see snow is blanketing the area there. for those hitting the road to tahoe, caltrans is requiring chains on both 80 and highway 50. >>> and stay with the 10:00 news bill will be back at 10:20 with another look at storm tracker 2 and tomorrow's forecast. >>> about 150 people marched in the streets of san francisco tonight to protest an alleged act of police brutality. ktvu's p atti lee is live. >> reporter: if not for the rain. protesters might still be here who were guarding the station just a few feet away. 18-year-old kevin clark is the latest poster child in the campaign against the alleged police brutality. at 24th and mission two weeks ago, this video shows what some say police were using excessive force pushing clark's face into a a storm drain. >> an assault on one
swarmed in. the suspect tried to escape by using a smoke grenade but retreated back to the cabin but not before shooting two san bernardino police officers. >> one of our officers has been wounded and unfortunately one of our deputies was killed. >> reporter: the cabin erupted in flames although it's not clear how the fire started. the l.a. times reports police heard a single gunshot before the house burns down. tonight authorities could not confirm earlier today that dorner's body was found in the confirmed cabin. >> there was a suspect who fled into the forest. barricaded himself into a cabin. engaged in gunfire with deputy sheriff. shot two of our deputy sheriffs and killed one and we believe he is still inside that building that caught fire. >> reporter: dorner is a former l.a. police officer who says he was wrongly fired. his lengthy police manifesto says he will go after law enforcement. >> i want to thank fire and local law enforcement who day and night tried to bring christopher dorner to justice. >> reporter: police say they will wait overnight to determine whether the b
day that police made an arrest for her murder. deborah villalon is live to tell us if that arrest is providing any comfort tonight. >> reporter: it comes one week after janelle conway allen was found in this park. anthony lamar jones, 32 is their sole suspect in the killing of the seventh grader. tonight janelle was remembered in the same spot that he was found. >> this place where violence occurred, we're reclaiming as a place of peace. >> reporter: a relief to the phaoupbty -- community, but for her family. >> why, why did this have to happen. >> reporter: a family member who did not know that janelle and her brother had been removed from her home and placed in foster care. >> i would like to say relief but it's not, the pain is too much. we're glad there's an arrest. we're glad he's off the streets he should have never touched her to begin with. >> reporter: janelle's foster parents were at the vigil, they said they loved her. at one point plucking her puncture out of the memorial and holding it tight. >> every day she came with a smile. he wanted more for life. she had plans,
- year-olds all college students. >> four of them at once. the hardest thing for us to swallow. with all the pain, and everything going on. all the love that everyone's showing, it helps to ease the pain. >> reporter: the four were killed monday in this single vehicle accident wheel driving home from a rugby tournament in las vegas. friends tell us, they suspect the driver, george may have fallen asleep. another friend said she had originally planned to go on the trip. >> that could have been us in the car, or maybe we could have prevented it, that's what makes me feel bad. >> reporter: the youngest victim was captain of the basketball team. teammates told us, it was with heavy hearts they played today. >> she always knew what to do to make us smile. she always had our back. she was there for us. >> reporter: her teammates wore these black hair bands, created in memory of her. >> she wanted to play in college. >> reporter: at the end of the game, teammates carried out a board with messages written to malia, they planned to give to her family. >> she was everything to us. >> reporter: the
. tonight we told the sergeant about her condition. he told us there will be no comment about that or anything else involving this case until tomorrow. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california attorney general camela harris filed suit against bp. the lawsuit claims bp has improperly inspected and maintained under ground fuel tanks at arco gas stations and also tampered with fuel leak sensors. alameda county inspectors led the investigation, the suit involves more than 780 gas stations in 37 counties around the state. >>> the san francisco 49ers are back home in the bay area tonight after their incredible come back in the super bowl came back just a few yards short. ktvu's matt keller is live now in santa clara with the message they had for the team. >> reporter: the return from the tough loss in the big easy was a little easier thanks to a few fans welcoming the team back in santa clara. >> we need to let the boys know that we support them no matter what, win, lose or tie. >> granted it was a loss we still have to support no matter what. it shows who the real fans
in the customer's favor cost us less than it does to collect the penny. >> reporter: at least another business is taking the cue also altering cash back to customers. >> they don't get pennys back and they don't seem to notice yet. maybe one out of ten might notice. >> reporter: but if the penny dish disappears, so does the give and take. >> i like the social aspect of the penny. you have to leave a penny for the next guy when the register is dispensing your change. >> so you would miss it? >> i would miss it, yes. >> reporter: mike's bikes remains the renegade. the president says he understands the attachment to the penny but he would welcome legislation gets rid of it. he's not counting on it. deborah villalon, ktvu news. >>> police say two men are expected to survive after being attached with a hatchet at their home. they're not sure how the three attackers entered the home on 27th and church streets around 11 last night. investigators say they first attacked a 59-year-old homeowner who was asleep in their bed. another man arrived home later and was also attacked. the crime has left them sh
their sixth homicide of the year. they tell us they have recovered a weapon. we've also learned more information about the couple. the vietnamese couple we learned the suspect was a man in his 30s. >>> a santa clara county report shows the number of deaths from domestic violence are actually down year to year. there were nine deaths from domestic violence 2012. of last year's deaths, five were perpetrated by male suspects, one by a female. >>> valentine's day has become an occasion to rise up and support efforts to end violence against women. today in 205 countries around the world people got up and danced. a few hundred people danced here at the grace cathedral. the event is called 1 million dancing. >> it's so joyful to see the women taking back our power and with our male allies and doing what we can. >> flash mob dancing was seen at several cities. >>> former los angeles police officer christopher dorner is dead. the remains were possibly identified through dental records. no cause of death was given. dorn er was on a self-described war against. on monday he got in a shoot out w
's description of the attacker. jana katsuyama tells us this incident has left students unnerved. >>> police say the attack happened on the north end of campus just east of several lecture halls on science hill along a wooded trail. today we found santa cruz police investigators going over the site. a young woman was visiting the campus and she was walking along just before 10:30 when the attacker beat and raped her. >> the victim did not know the assailant and it happened in the middle of the day. so that's shocking for the campus and quite unusual. >> reporter: students received an e-mail alert. many say the wooded trails are often used to get around campus. >> this is really shocking i didn't ever think anything like this would actually happen. >> part of it is there's no direct path to get from one part to another so that's why we have a will the of these trails that go through the woods. so that's how you get places. >> reporter: police say the victim was taken to dominican hospital. she describes the suspect as a white man 30 to 40 years old, 5'11", 200 pounds green eyes a too ta on the ri
tonight, where a man is barricaded inside a building. police tell us, the man is holed up at a house at addson, and jefferson about five blocks from the usc campus. our crews spotted a s.w.a.t. team there. this all started about 7:00 tonight. police say they have reports of shots fired from a car at two different locations. no one was hit. officers traced the license plate to the registered owner, and now police negotiators are trying to talk to a man. >> reporter: sonoma county sheriff investigators are releasing photos of a man who linked to the triple homicide. this picture of a ford ranger pickup truck, that the men may have been driving. earlier this month, three people were found shot to death in the bedroom of this home in forestville. investigators say it was a marijuana deal that went bad. a colorado man has already been arrested, and authorities now say they also want to talk to those other two men. >>> a man wanted by police in san leandro was captured in hayward. he was wanted for getting into a fight with a police officer last week. he got away then, but was found today.
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